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Science Cafe | Before Lions Were King: Discovering Africa’s First Meat-eaters, Dec. 6

Dr. Nancy Stevens

Science Café presents Dr. Nancy Stevens and Matthew Borths discussing “Before Lions Were King: Discovering Africa’s First Meat-eaters” on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Today, lions, hyenas, and hunting dogs are the iconic predators at the top of the African food chain. But […]

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December 1, 2017 at 10:45 pmEvents

AAUW Athens Branch Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls, May 13

Shifra Narasimhan, left and Abigail Tadlock learn to build a simple circuit during the Tech Savvy workshop at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to thee field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

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May 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

Grad Student Discovers New Species of Titanosaurian Dinosaur

An artistic rendering of a deceased Rukwatitan bisepultus individual in the initial floodplain depositional setting from which the holotypic skeleton was recovered. Image credit: Mark Witton, University of Portsmouth.

Eric Gorscak ’09, a doctoral student in Biological Sciences, is the lead author on the discovery of a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur in Tanzania. The study describes a rare find—a sauropod dinosaur skeleton from Africa. Ohio University paleontologists have identified the new species of titanosaurian, a member of the […]

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